Mirjan Fort

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Highlights

Rating
Rated 4.5 / 5 - based on 100 reviews
Attractions : Fort, Architecture
Season : January to December
Weather : Summer (20 to 40°C), Winter (12 to 30°C)

Details

Mirjan fort is an architecturally elegant fort located near Gokarna. It has been built on the banks of Aganashini river which is a tributary of the river Sharavathi. There are several versions about the history of the fort starting from 1200 AD. The fort has been built using laterite stones over an area of 11.8 acres.

Mirjan fort tourist attractions

Mirjan fort architecture

The fort has been built elegantly. It has both Portuguese and Islamic style of architecture. The round bastions around the fort are typical Islamic style. The single, tall square lookout tower is a characteristic of Portuguese military architecture of the 1500's. There are many places to be explored in this fort.

Things to do at Mirjan fort

  • Indulge in the elegance of the fort
  • Explore the fort
  • Climb up the towers for a great view

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Travel Guide

How to reach Mirjan Fort

Nearest Bus Station

Gokarna town is the nearest bus station.

Nearest Railway Station

Gokarana road is the nearest railway station which is located around 8 km from the temple town. This station is a part of the Konkan railway link from Mumbai to Mangalore link.

Nearest Airport

Nearest airport is the Mangalore Internation airport at Bajpe.

How to reach Mirjan Fort from Bangalore

Bus

There are direct buses available from Bangalore to Gokarna. It is approximately a 10 hour journey. From Gokarna, Mirjan fort is 22 km away.

Train

Trains from Bangalore to Gokarna

Karwar Express ( Train no. 16523 ) - This train is available from Bangalore on all days of the week. Journey duration is approximately 17 hours. From Gokarna, Mirjan fort is 22 km away.

Car / Taxi

Distance from Bangalore to Mirjan fort is 485 km. From Bangalore, connect to Tumkur road. Follow National Highway 4 for about 347 km. Follow State Highway 137 and drive along Sirsi - Hubli - Belgaum road and Kumta Sirsi road to NH17 for about 128 km. Turn right on NH 17. Mirjan fort is 1km away from the National Highway 17.

How to reach Mirjan Fort from Mysore

Bus

There are direct buses available from Mysore to Gokarna. It is approximately a 10 hour journey. From Gokarna, Mirjan fort is 22 km away.

Train

Trains from Mysore to Gokarna:-

Karwar Express ( Train no. 16523 ) - This train is available from Bangalore on all days of the week. Journey duration is approximately 17 hours.

Car / Taxi

Distance from Mysore to Gokarna beach is 456km. From Mysore,Take National Highway 17 and State Highway 7 to National Highway 48 in Byrapura, Channarayapatna. Continue on National Highway 206 to Mirjan Fort Road to reach Mirjan fort.

Maps

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